Today, seven Texas corn farmers were selected to serve in key advising positions for National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) – bringing a Texan perspective to teams that guide core programs for the organization’s policies and priorities.
NCGA Corn Board announced the members and leaders of its action teams, committees and working groups for the 2019 fiscal year, which begins next month.
“Having a voice at this level is vital to ensuring a diverse perspective as national efforts are driven by these action teams and committees,” Texas Corn Producers Board Chairman Robert Gordon said. “These servant leaders graciously offer their time and efforts away from their own farms to better the agricultural industry as a whole.”
The NCGA Corn Board selected producers for a variety of positions:
- Lindsey Bowers of Inez, Texas
Member and Consumer Engagement Action Team, Vice Chairwoman
- Hagen Hunt of Plainview, Texas
Stewardship Action Team
- Aaron Martinkaof Buckholts, Texas
Risk Management and Transportation Action Team
- Charles Ring of Sinton, Texas
Sustainability Ag Research Action Team
- Susie Spurlock of Stratford, Texas
Corn Political Action Committee
- Wesley Spurlock of Stratford, Texas
Commodity Classic Joint Venture Committee, Past Co-Chairman
- Chad Wetzel of Sherman, Texas
Production Technology Access Action Team, Chairman
“We look forward to seeing the leadership of these individuals alongside fellow corn farmers from across the nation grow the industry over the next year,” Texas Corn Producers Association President Wesley Spurlock said. “Committing time away from the farm is never easy, and the dedication of these Texans will prove beneficial to the corn industry as a whole.”
NCGA relies on a strong group of farmer leaders for the organization to thrive and serve its purpose as a nationwide representation of one of the largest agricultural segments of the United States. Access the complete list of NCGA action team and committee appointments HERE.